Incident Report

|Incident Report
Incident Report 2020-05-01T16:26:00+00:00

The Case of the Vanishing Line

Incident Date

1907-06-05

Incident Description

1977 LNRC: On returning from Sump 6 two divers found that the line in Sump 2 had disappeared. Fetching a spare line from the next chamber downstream they were able to re-lay it.

Lessons Learned

Be aware that lines can change break move or disappear between you and the exit. Plan accordingly.
Factors
Line Management Major
Gas Management Unknown
Equipment Management Unknown
Equipment Failure Unknown
Training Minor
Medical Unknown
Planning Unknown
Procedural Error Unknown
Cave Environment Unknown
Weather Unknown
Other Factor Unknown